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Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri, probably baptized Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri and often referred to simply as Dante, was an Italian poet. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio, is widely considered the most important poem of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language... Read More

Bornc. 1265
Florence, Republic of Florence
DiedSeptember 13 or 14, 1321
(aged around 56)
Ravenna, Papal States
OccupationStatesman, poet, language theorist, political theorist
LanguageItalian
Tuscan
NationalityFlorentine
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